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EUREKA - Eureka’s goals and priorities for the next twenty years will be established in 2017, and it all starts tomorrow at a special joint meeting of the City Council and Planning Commission.

Last updated in 1997, staff has been researching and drafting the general plan update for more than three years.

Council members will kick off a series of twelve study sessions where they...

Post date: Mon, 01/09/2017 - 16:53

EUREKA - Three buildings at College of the Redwoods’ Eureka Campus could be replaced in the next few years.

Tests revealed that the Physical Education and Creative Arts buildings as well as the Field House are all located in areas with high seismic activity. State law requires them to be reinforced or replaced, but reinforcement would exceed the cost of replacement.

At Tuesday’s...

Post date: Mon, 01/09/2017 - 16:51

NORTH COAST - Crabbers have been back at work since Friday following a strike along the West Coast.

They tied up their boats in protest after Pacific Group lowered the agreed-upon dock price from $3.00/lb to $2.75/lb.

While local crabbers were willing to hold out for the higher price, the State of Oregon negotiated with that state’s buyers and agreed on $2.87 ½.

Humboldt...

Post date: Mon, 01/09/2017 - 16:49

MCKINLEYVILLE- "Suspicious," that is what the Arcata Fire Chief is calling a structure fire that burned a McKinleyville double-wide mobile home.

A green Subaru was reportedly seen leaving the area before the blaze started. Just before 8:30 p.m. Sunday, AFD responded to the 1700 block of Grange Road. Crews had to initiate an aggressive fire attack and it took them half an hour to contain...

Post date: Mon, 01/09/2017 - 15:38

SALYER- A Salyer woman who went missing in Trinity County has been identified as the dead woman found near Salyer Bluffs.

On December 1, 25 year old Amy Lynn Snow was reported missing. On New Years Eve she was found dead from blunt force trauma to the head.

Investigators are ruling out a suspicious death and say the injuries were from that of someone who sustained a great fall...

Post date: Mon, 01/09/2017 - 15:04

ARCATA- The Bureau of Land Management is asking for the public's input regarding thousands of acres of public land managed by their Arcata and Redding offices.

The Northwest California Integrated Resource Management plan, also known as NCIP, needs to decide what to do with 400,000 surface acres, and 300,000 sub-surface acres of land managed by the BLM.

Public meetings began...

Post date: Mon, 01/09/2017 - 12:58

EUREKA- A Eureka man is dead following a hit and run north of the Slough Bridge.

Last Monday morning, 21 year old Benjamin Taggert was found unresponsive on southbound Highway 101. Taggert had sustained a head injury and was lying on the left shoulder. He was placed on life support at St. Joseph Hospital and later died. According to his Facebook page, he was an Arcata High School...

Post date: Mon, 01/09/2017 - 11:50

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Road Conditions:

 

1:21 pm
Shively Road is open at the 3.5 mile marker, however, there is still some flooding in the Shively Flat area. Use caution...

Post date: Mon, 01/09/2017 - 09:40